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  1. Effectiveness of health checks conducted by nurses in primary care : results of the OXCHECK study after one year.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To assess the effectiveness of health checks by nurses in reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease in patients from general practice.

    Design-Randomised controlled trial

    Setting-Five urban general practices in Bedford-shire.

    Subject-2136 patients receiving an initial health check in 1989-91 and scheduled to be re-examined one year later in 1990-2 (intervention group); 3988 patients receiving an initial health check in 1990-2 (control group).

    All patients were aged 35-64 years at recruitment in 1989.

    Main outcome measures-Serum total cholesterol concentration, blood pressure, body mass index, confirmed smoking cessation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Artère pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Facteur risque, Prévention, Homme, Efficacité, Bilan santé, Etude longitudinale, Education sanitaire, Infirmier, Grande Bretagne, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Arteriopathy, Coronary heart disease, Risk factor, Prevention, Human, Efficiency, Medical check up, Follow up study, Health education, Nurse, Great Britain, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0295390

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.